Codes and Frequencies
ATESPICE24H indicates whether the respondent ate spices during the previous day, either at night or during the daytime.
Comparability — Index
ATESPICE24H has no comparability problems.
Comparability - Standard DHS
ATESPICE24H is a country-specific variable, but it is part of a series asking about the respondent's food consumption, which is included in Phase 5 of the standard DHS questionnaire.
Comparability — Yemen [top]
The 1991 Yemen survey asks whether the respondent ate "spices for flavor, such as pepper and spices and herbs or fish meal."
- Nigeria 2018: All women age 15-49.
- Yemen 2013: Women age 15-49 who have ever been married and who have at least one surviving co-resident child under age 3.